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Tax: Self-employed vs. employed status

There are some fundamental differences between being self-employed and being employed.

​We recommend you take the time to read up on the financial implications of both options, in terms of tax, tax relief and financial management, before deciding on which route you would like to go down.


Our summary of the differences can help you to understand what might best suit you and, once you have decided, can help you to take the right first steps.